The small town of Vermont has been in a state of excitement for the last few weeks after news broke out that a $5 million Mega Millions lottery prize was won there. After weeks of anticipation, they finally found out who the lucky local was. Read further to find out.
In the Mega Millions draw that took place on the 16th of August, a ticket was bought at Brookside Country Store in the city of Barre, Vermont that was destined or greatness. The lucky Mega Millions lotto ticket was worth $5 million thanks to the five numbers it matched.
The holder of the ticket broke the town’s lottery winning records. The lucky local this week is revealed to be Reg Abare who used to work as an engineering director for the city. The winner retired after working for 45 years. He told lottery officials that buying lottery tickets was part of his usual weekly routine. “I purchase the same three tickets each week as part of my routine,” he explained.
He also mentioned that he enjoys going to the store to get a few items for the house and to get his usual lottery ticket purchase. The Mega Millions lotto winner is a regular customer at the store in Vermont. He doesn’t want to change a thing about his life now that he has become $5 million richer. He said that he wants to continue playing the lottery. “I plan to keep buying my lottery tickets at the same store,” he said.
“The actual moment when I was checking my numbers against the results I felt kind of numb and had a bit of doubt,” he explained. He didn’t know if he was right or wrong. He asked a few family members to look at the ticket for him. He then went back to the store to check the results again.
It was when he went to the store and checked his result one last time did he realise that he was right. To celebrate the incredible news, he took a selfie with the cashier who told him the good news. The retiree can now retire in luxury. He wants to invest his winnings and use some to upgrade his house.
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